Exergaming as an Exciting Link to Promote Exercise in Youth By Dan Lawler, PhD In a recent study done at the University of British Columbia, Heidi Godman reports in her article, “Regular exercise changes the brain to improve memory, thinking skills”, that regular aerobic exercise appears to boost the size of the hippocampus, the brain area involved in memory and learning.  Exercise helps memo…Read More

Whether you hit the gym, run, bike or participate in interactive fitness, you will do more than just improve your body, you will improve your mind as well. That is, exercise provides a great number of mental health benefits. So get inspired by reading up on the unexpected ways that interactive fitness can benefit your mental health. Reduced Stress Having a rough day at work? When the work day ends…Read More

The Sammamish YMCA has become another member of the YMCA of Greater Seattle Association to invest in exergaming. The YMCAs from Coal Creek to Dale Turner and now to Sammamish YMCA have seen the value and benefit that exergaming can bring their kids and even their adult members. The YMCA of Greater Seattle network has been extremely successful with exergaming and interactive fitness equipment. Thei…Read More

First of all, let us say thank you to IHRSA and everyone that helped make the trade show possible and a success. It was a time to remember for all! Now that we have had some time to settle down after the trade show and everyone else has had time to let the experience settle in, it’s time to finally wrap-up on our thoughts on the trade show. At IHRSA 2016 as you all know we were joined by Fi…Read More

Not too long ago we had a blog post about the City of Largo and their predicament, Correcting Mistakes: City of Largo. In this post we explained how they had invested in two Lightspace Play Surfaces that in the end were faulty and not supported by the manufacturer. This left them in an odd situation – broken equipment with no one to possibly service it, but thanks to Exergame Fitness they we…Read More

The Edmond Martial Arts Academy is great little martial arts school that focuses on teaching our youth, located in Edmond, Oklahoma. It always excites us having installations at less than traditional places to have our equipment, as compared to a YMCA or health club. This is amazing in that it shows people how varied our equipment is and can be. Not only can kids be engaged and active in this sa…Read More

  At the end of 2015 we were like many others in the physical education world, saddened to hear that there would be a lack of PEP grants in 2016. As many are aware these are usually very large sums of money that go toward physical education grants, that schools can then use to fund their exergaming purchases. But we are happy to see and extend the great news that funds have become allocated for 2…Read More

  The Carlisle YMCA in Carlisle, PA joins the huge family of YMCAs that have invested in exergaming and interactive fitness. They have dedicated a whole room to be made into a youth fitness center. Their Youth Room is nicely furnished with a great layout for both the products and for kids running around being active. As shown in the photo below this area was made possible by the George B. Stuart …Read More

As always we love sharing our customers great success stories with their exergaming and interactive fitness products. This week we are taking a look at the Boys & Girls Club of Benton County and their success with their CardioWall and iDance 2 systems. Boys & Girls Clubs are a great location to see kids experience exergaming at – you can see a wide range of different kids getting to …Read More

As IHRSA approaches closer and closer every day, we get more and more excited. One of the most exciting aspects of us attending this year is the amount of our partners and friends that will be in attendance. As a distributor of interactive fitness products we offer a wide range of products, so to be able to physically see that will all the different companies, booths, and products. Two fo our lar…Read More